Jul 15, 2019
On episode #58 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks take their show on the road to Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT.
Today's podcast was recorded in front of a group of students who will be spending the week with Matt, writing, telling stories and learning to podcast.
In our follow-up segment, we will learn about the storytelling possibilities while competing in the sport of curling, and we will go under the podcasting hood to discuss some of the hopefully occasional imperfections in the editing of our podcast.
STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS 2019
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Next Matt tells a story live to his students.
Amongst the many things we discuss about that story include:
The importance of listening when searching for new stories
Creating scenes in the minds of the audience
The "laugh laugh laugh cry" model of storytelling
Using surprise in order to turn a story
Finally, we answer student questions about telling other people's stories and why we never invent things that didn't actually happen when telling our stories.
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